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Susan Perry found out at a very young age how to do without.

Without a winter coat or winter gloves. Without a bed to sleep in. Without a home. Perry wasn’t even 10 years old when she and one of her older sisters, Midgie, and their mother, Nora Lee, were homeless and living out of the family car.

Up North where the pine is plentiful and the rivers run clear and cold, there are two types of music on the radio—country and oldies.

Our family vacation cabin is located, one–mile down a two-track through the Huron National Forest. The area is so remote searching for a cell phone or Wi-Fi signal can be an afternoon expedition. And, as it is seven miles to get to a newspaper box and we don’t have a television, the radio is our sole connection to a weather report and the outside world.

It's hard to imagine that, just three years ago, the young woman with the big smile holding her college soccer team's championship trophy was barely able to walk.

Alexis Donnelly was a sophomore at Clay High School in 2008 when she was diagnosed with Guillain-Barre (ghee-YA-buh-RAY) syndrome, a disorder in which the body's immune system attacks the nerves.

Residents of the Village of Clay Center have until Dec. 11 to weigh in on the future of their post office.
The Postal Service is conducting a study of the office to determine if it should be closed and its operations assumed by the Genoa Post Office.

Letters notifying residents of the village of the study were mailed Nov. 23 and include a survey asking residents for their input.

The Wheeling Street Bridge, closed since earlier this year for major improvements, opened last week.

“I really wanted to get Wheeling Street open for Thanksgiving. That really was our goal,” said Public Service Director Paul Roman at a council meeting last month.

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